Marketers Deserve Enterprise Software That Doesn’t Suck

“Old and clunky”
“So hard to use”
“This makes my head hurt”
“The product feels like it was built without any customers in mind”
Perhaps enterprise software providers should consider one of these phrases for the tagline of their next campaign. After all, they are direct quotes from users of their tools, left on review site G2.
The general consensus? Their software sucks.

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The second and third best features of LyX you aren’t using.

LyX is a WYSIWYG editor for latex files. It’s a little bit clunky to use at first, and isn’t perfect (thank you, open source developers– I’m not ungrateful!) but after becoming familiar with it, it’s probably the single piece of software that has most improved my productivity. I like it so much I use it not just for papers but often as a scratchpad for math.

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